SOCIAL WORKER-MSW-BG PART TIME FLEX
Company: New Bridge Medical Center
Posted on: May 16, 2022
As a member of an interdisciplinary team, provides clinical
services to patients from intake through discharge.
Performs screenings, intake assessments and consultations for
evaluation of individual and family dynamics and treatment needs,
including admissions and referrals for services.
Provides ongoing social work intervention and education to
patients, families and significant others for health-related
psychosocial problems, based on goals agreed to by patient, family,
significant others and health care team.
Utilizes individual, family, group work and crisis intervention
methods to identify and intervene in problems that influence
participation in treatment and discharge planning.
Completes a comprehensive psychosocial history on a timely basis.
Required to meet State Licensing documentation standards.
Provides direct treatment services to patients within the hospital
utilizing appropriate modalities including individual, family, and
group counseling, and crisis intervention with a knowledge of
patient growth and development appropriate to the age of the
Serves as resource to health care team regarding issues of chemical
dependence, psychiatric and abuse issues; based on knowledge of
rules and regulations of reporting these issues, identifies,
assesses, treats, and refers to community services patients facing
problems of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault, and
Provides case management services for assigned caseload to ensure
treatment plan is being followed and to aid patients in obtaining
supportive services and resources.
Interprets nature of illness and prescribed course of treatment to
patients and families; communicates family issues to other staff
Acts as liaison to health care team in understanding family
dynamics, facilitating timely and proactive discharges to home or
Acts as advocate for the patient with other Medical Center programs
(e.g., Outpatient Department), and functions as liaison with other
providers in the community, assisting in linkages for patients and
Makes presentations on various issues related to the field and on
available Medical Center resources as part of community outreach to
schools, agencies and other resources.
Participates in interdisciplinary diagnostic and treatment planning
conferences, including case presentations, and makes
recommendations regarding the needs of the patient from a social
Fulfills all case recording, statistical reporting, and other
documentation requirements on an accurate and timely basis.
Provides clinical supervision to paraprofessional staff and
students as assigned.
Provides consultative services to Behavioral Health Services and
Medical Center staff and to other community agencies in the field
regarding social work issues and services to our patient
Assists in developing discharge and post-hospital care plans (e.g.,
suggests appropriate community resources).
Assessment, treatment and patient care responsibilities are
delivered with a knowledge of patient growth and development and
are appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
Works cooperatively with unit staff to ensure coverage for social
work services for patients in the absence of staff members.
Participates in studies, surveys, or research, initiated or
approved by the Department of Social Work, in order to develop
knowledge about effective treatment, or improve quality of delivery
Provides translation services for patient/family interviews as
needed and able.
Identifies problems and obstacles affecting delivery of services to
patients (e.g., discharge planning problems) and brings them to the
attention of supervisor.
Participates in departmental meetings and committees as
Enhances professional growth and development through participation
in education programs, current literature review, conferences, and
Maintains current levels of licensing, education, and skills as
required for position and discipline.
May be required to rotate on evening and night call for the
Provides transportation services for patients, as needed.
Works in conjunction with community agency staff to provide either
on site or in-home crisis intervention services, when
+ Masters of Social Work or better in Social Work
Licenses & Certifications
+ Heart Saver
+ 1-2 year: Demonstrated ability to work with behaviorally impaired
population or those with addictions, as appropriate.
+ 1-2 year: Experience in both individual and group settings.
Ability to manage assigned case load.
+ 1-2 year: Experience in psychiatric social work or comparable
Keywords: New Bridge Medical Center, Paterson , SOCIAL WORKER-MSW-BG PART TIME FLEX, Healthcare , Paramus, New Jersey
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